Victim of Fatal Stabbing in Minneapolis Identified

Victim of Fatal Stabbing in Minneapolis Identified Photo: KSTP/ File

October 06, 2017 08:36 AM

The victim of a fatal stabbing on the 2200 block of Lake Street East Tuesday night has been identified.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, 26-year-old Daquan Lee Thompson was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center following the incident, where he later died. It was determined he died as a result of a stab wound to the chest.

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RELATED: 1 Dead After Stabbing in South Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Police Department stated 43-year-old Frank Runningshield Jr. is being held at the Hennepin County Jail on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident.

RELATED: Minneapolis Police Say Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Stabbing

Investigators have said they believe the Runningshield Jr. and Thompson knew each other.

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